Whatever they are, try and carve out time for this self-care, and when the selfishness question rears its head, gently remind it you are looking after number one, so you're number one at looking after the world.
The social contract of doing right by others extends past our individual actions to embrace how businesses behave in their communities, beyond the bottom dollar.
One of the best parts of my job at WorkerAnts.com is volunteering at various charities. I love finding new organizations and talking with people who are helping others.
Martha Root was to make many trips around the world spreading the Baha'i Faith, which is now the second most widespread religion worldwide after Christianity. To the east of Santiago, Chile, a new spectacular Baha'i Temple is taking shape -- a testament to how far the community has come in the country since its humble beginnings.
Despite the traditional bustle we find ourselves in during the holiday season, let's pause for a moment and reflect on the last time someone shared joy with us. Whether someone shared a kind smile, held a door or offered a helping hand, it sure does feel good to recognize all of the joy.
Co-authored with Dan Cardinali To address complex social challenges, we need to figure out what works. Collecting evidence, however, is only part of ...
I've told the real Rosa Parks story dozens of times to diverse audiences, and have been amazed how few know it. Understanding the truth beyond the myths can help us organize better against current injustices.
For many of us this is the best time of the year. For me it's particularly meaningful when I consider how quickly the season of thanks preceeds the s...
Now think about that. If something created by you, a part of you, is under attack, you feel attacked.
Some people call sacred service selfless service, referring to the practice of emptying oneself of ego, but selfless service seems like hard work. On the contrary, those who serve selflessly have a great lightness of being and seem to have a practice of treating their work as sacred.
The one thing I know for sure is that retirement isn't for me. Old age isn't for me. Being an old lady isn't for me. Because unless my life is lived for others, it is not worthwhile.
By Mary Ellen Sprenkel, President & CEO, The Corps Network This post was originally published on The Corps Network's website. Recently released repo...
What do college kids do on a day off? Well, you might be surprised by the group I met up with on Will Rogers Beach on Veteran's Day who were using the hours before sunset to clean up the beach.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness is an invaluable tool for retaining lawyers for long-term public interest careers and closing the justice gap. It is not the cause of high law school tuition and it is not making law students willing to borrow more.
I'm grateful for the love and support of family and friends, who were the steadfast light. And, grateful for the new people the struggles brought into my life. Of course, I am also very thankful I had the opportunity to be of service to others.